New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of a couple, sentenced to death in a case of sacrificing a two-year-old boy. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra admitted the appeal filed by the condemned prisoners, Ishwari Lal Yadav, and his wife Kiran Bai, whose death penalty has beenMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 17:28 IST | Updated 18:12 IST
Bagdol (Chhattisgarh): A septuagenarian couple in Chhattisgarh's Bagdol village exchanged wedding vows, reinstating the belief that it is never too late for love. The 75-year-old, Ratiya Ram, did not think over how the villagers and his family would react when he asked Jimnabari Bai, 70, to moveMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 12:01 IST | Updated 13:43 IST
Raigarh: A 32-year-old man allegedly killed his second wife and infant daughter and also tried to kill his first wife before committing suicide in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday night at Rengalbahri village under Gharghoda police stationMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:41 IST
Sukma/Jagdalpur: Three members of a Special Task Force were injured, one of them seriously, on Tuesday when Maoists triggered a landmine blast in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, official sources said. The security personnel were returning after a night patrol undertaken by STF and Reserve Police menMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 22:36 IST
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said the battle against naxals in the state has been yielding "comprehensive" results with the guidance and cooperation from the union government. "The anti-national and anti-development activities carried out by the naxals to harm internalMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 16:59 IST | Updated 17:05 IST
Raipur: The dean of the Bilspur-based Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) has been suspended for alleged irregularities in contractual appointments and procurement of medicines, an official said on Monday. Vishnu Dutt was suspended two days ago for dereliction of duty after aMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 19:06 IST
Raipur: Two Naxals were killed on Sunday in an exchange of fire with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said. The skirmish took place in the jungles of Kistaram police station area when a joint team of security personnel was out on a counter-insurgency operation,More
Published 13-Aug-2017 11:17 IST | Updated 11:46 IST
Raipur: Farmers on Wednesday took out a march towards the residence of the Chhattisgarh Governor in support of their various demands and tried to gherao the premises. Police, however, foiled their plan to lay siege to the governor's residence. At least 41 farmers were taken into custody during theMore
Published 10-Aug-2017 07:31 IST
Raipur: The CRPF has suspended two of its personnel identified as suspects in the molestation of girl students of a residential school in Dantewada district even as local police arrested one of the accused paramilitary personnel. The two personnel were identified last evening based on the statementsMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 17:17 IST
Raipur: The police on Wednesday arrested five Naxals from two districts in Chhattisgarh's Bastar division. Out of the five, four ultras were arrested from Bijapur district, while another rebel was nabbed in Narayanpur district of the region, a senior police official told PTI. A joint team of CoBRAMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 16:49 IST
Raipur: Police have arrested a CRPF constable and identified another jawan in connection with the alleged molestation of girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. The two personnel were identified on Tuesday based on theMore
Published 09-Aug-2017 14:05 IST
Raipur: Two Naxals were arrested and as many weapons recovered from them in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district on Tuesday, police said. The arrest was made by a joint team of security forces from the forests near Tadonar village under Jharaghati police station limits, Narayanpur Superintendent ofMore
Published 08-Aug-2017 16:58 IST
Raipur: A Maoist section commander, carrying a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, was arrested from Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said on Sunday. Based on specific inputs, the rebel identified as Kesha Markam (21), was apprehended from Palnar village last evening whileMore
Published 07-Aug-2017 06:49 IST
Raipur: The Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CGPCC) will stage a 'dharna' (sit-in) in New Delhi on August 9 to protest against the early winding up of the monsoon session of the state Assembly. The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh assembly which started on August 1 was scheduled toMore
Published 06-Aug-2017 21:54 IST
Rajnandgaon: A police sub-inspector was on Sunday killed and a constable was injured in a gun-battle with naxals in insurgency-hit forest area of Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district. The skirmish took place this afternoon when a specialised unit of the district force was out on an anti-maoistMore
Published 06-Aug-2017 19:47 IST
New Delhi: Two IPS officers in Chhattisgarh were sacked for non-performance, a Home Ministry official said. A M Juri, a 2000-batch officer of the Indian Police Service, and K C Agrawal, who joined the IPS in 2002, were dismissed from the service following a recommendation of the ChhattisgarhMore
Published 06-Aug-2017 15:49 IST
New Delhi: The government has decided to set up a tribunal to resolve issues relating to the sharing of the Mahanadi river water between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, a senior water resources ministry official said. Odisha has been demanding formation of a tribunal for a long time. It has argued thatMore
Published 06-Aug-2017 12:40 IST
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Congress on Friday suspended its rebel MLA Siyaram Kaushik for giving "anti-party" statements. The disciplinary action was taken against Kaushik, who is considered a supporter of Chhattisgarh Janata Congress party chief and former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, after he allegedlyMore
Published 05-Aug-2017 07:48 IST
Korba: A labourer on Friday died after getting entangled in the conveyor belt in a state-run power plant in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police said. The incident took place this morning when the victim identified as Nilesh Pataskar (40) was working in the conveyor belt section at ChhattisgarhMore
Published 04-Aug-2017 22:02 IST
Raipur: The main opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh on Thursday accused the ruling BJP of "killing" democracy by winding up the monsoon session of the state assembly in just three days. The Congress further alleged that the decision to conclude the monsoon session ahead of its schedule is "against"More
Published 04-Aug-2017 07:22 IST

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